Kosambari Recipe

Kosambari (Cucumber Salad) is a must have for any major festival in South India, especially Diwali or Bali Padyami. Learn how to make/prepare Kosambari by following this easy recipe.
Kosambari Recipe
Preparation Time 5 Minutes
Cooking Time 5 Minutes
Difficulty Easy
Serves 3
Calories Per Serving 108
Ingredients:
  • 1/4 cup Yellow Split Moong Dal (soaked for 3 hrs and drained).
  • 1 medium Cucumber, peeled and finely chopped
  • 2 medium Carrot, grated
  • 1 tbsp Coriander, chopped
  • 1 tsp. Lemon Juice
  • 1/2 tsp Ginger, grated
  • Salt to taste

    For Tempering
  • 1 tsp Oil
  • 1/2 tsp. Mustard Seeds
  • 2 Green Chillies, chopped
  • A pinch Asafoetida
How to make Kosambari :
  • Place the drained beans, cucumber, carrot, coriander, ginger, lemon juice and salt in a bowl.
  • Mix well and set aside. Heat oil in pan, add the mustard seeds and allow the seeds to pop.
  • Add green chillies, and fry a few seconds. Add asafoetida and remove from the heat.
  • Add this seasoning to the cucumber mixture and mix well.
  • Serve cold.

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